Mirsad Krijestorac

Mirsad Krijestorac

Political Science, Europe, Balkans, Identity and Ethnicity

Mirsad Krijestorac is an advanced doctoral candidate at Florida International University's School of International and Public Affairs, Department of Politics and International Relations where he also teaches a senior level course on Ethnicity and Nationalism. He holds an M.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Journalism. His research interests include nationalism, identity, religion, conflict and peace studies in comparative politics and international relations. Mirsad's main regional concentration is on SE Europe and the MENA region, while he is also following the ongoing changes in ethnic relations in the U.S. Recently he contributed a chapter on the development of the Muslim Community in South Florida for the upcoming book “Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA.” He is currently working on his dissertation on nationalism and the development of the modern Bosniak identity. Mirsad lives in South Florida with his wife, where they are raising their hyper-creative children, close-minded cat, an organic garden, and at least 30,000 bees. He can be contacted at: mkrij001@fiu.edu.